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  • Events: Reports
    I. I.(February 08, 2015)
    Adachiara Zevi and Jean Louis Cohen will discuss (FEB 10 at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 6 pm) Donzelli 2013 Zevi's latest book "Monumenti per difetto" which was published on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the massacre of the Fosse Ardeatine on 24 March 1944. The presentation will focus on the Fosse Ardeatine monument and Gunter Demnig's stumbling stones.
  • A singular event: in January at 30 West 12th street, S.F. VANNI, the first Italian bookstore in America, in business from 1884 to 2004, will reopen as a pop-up bookstore and cultural space, under the auspices of Centro Primo Levi
  • Facts & Stories
    Giulia Madron(February 05, 2014)
    Rita Levi Montalcini's niece remembers her aunt Rita, Italian neurologist and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, during a special event at the Centro Primo Levi
  • Events: Reports
    Giulia Madron(January 31, 2014)
    On February 4th the Italian Cultural Institute and the Centro Primo Levi of New York will dedicate a full day of events to one of Italy’s greatest Jewish scientists, the Nobel Prize winner Rita Levi Montalcini. Interview with Natalia Indrimi, Director of the Centro Primo Levi and one of the coordinator of this initiative
  • Life & People
    B. G.(January 19, 2013)
    On January 27, 1945 the Soviet Army entered and liberated the extermination camp of Auschwitz, starting the liberation process. This date was chosen in the year 2000 to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and to promote the fight against racism. The Consulate General of Italy in New York, Italian Cultural Institute, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, Italian Academy at Columbia University, Calandra Italian American Institute at CUNY, Centro Primo Levi New York present a series of events
  • What did Americans know about Mussolini in his time? Who were the correspondents who covered Fascist Italy for the American press? What were their sources? Under which restrictions did they work? Did Italian American organizations play a role in supporting and/or opposing the censorship machine? What did American Jews know about Italian anti-Semitic policies and to what extent were their views shaped by state censorship and Italian diplomatic actions? David Kertzer will discuss Mauro Canaliʼs research on the files of the Fascist censorship commission that oversaw the activities of US correspondents in Italy from the 1920s to the end of World War II. The discussion will cover Professor Canali's investigation into Mussoliniʼs efforts to create an official image of his regime for America and its impact on American politics. Presented by the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Centro Primo Levi Simon Wiesenthal Center, Museum of Tolerance
  • TJC's Jewish News Week in Review: July 15, 2011
    On July 12 2011, the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations held a celebratory lunch that recognized Francesco Maria Talò’s contribution to the Jewish community in Italy and in New York City.
  • The Choir of Rome's Tempio Maggiore will debut on Sunday, May 22 at 2:30 pm at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Please read this article, courtesy of Centro Primo Levi New York